In Ayurveda, spring is known as Kapha season. As the earth starts to thaw after the colder months, so do our bodies start to prepare for the warmer season. Those whose Dosha is primarily Kapha are particularly prone to experiencing health changes that come with the transition from winter to spring: allergies, lethargy, and possibly even susceptibility to the cold/flu virus. Regardless of our constitution, however, we all feel the effects of the changing weather, to varying degrees.
Chia seeds have served as a prominent dietary staple for many cultures for hundreds of years. The Aztec Warriors used to eat chia seeds before a battle or a long distance run as they were considered a great energy source. The nutritional profile of the chia seed is unique and delivers a powerful punch of nutrients within a small serving.
Health isn’t merely the absence of disease or infirmity; it’s a state of complete physical, mental and social well being. The experts at The Longevity and Anti-Aging Project will provide the tools and information needed to help you “age backwards,” thereby allowing you to guide your family in achieving more vitality throughout your collective years.
Goji berries, also known as Wolfberries, Matrimony Vine or Desert Thorns, have become widely popular nowadays. They are used in various snack bars, juices or you can buy them dried. Originally grown in Asia for estimated 5,000 years, they were brought to North America by migrating tribes.
This major sacred geometry symbol has been also been spotted all over the world. It has been found in China, ancient synagogues in Israel as well as Buddhist temples in India and Japan. It has been carved in rocks in Assyria and portrayed by many European artists. The perfect harmony that it represents has been admired by philosophers, artists and metaphysicians for ages.
There is archeological evidence proving that bananas were cultivated as early as 8000 B.C. in New Guinea. Nowadays, they are one the most commonly consumed fruits on Earth.
Holy basil, also known in some circles as tulsi (you will learn why in a moment), is gaining in popularity as a base for herbal therapeutic teas, and as a healing supplement. Although holy basil has become prominent on health store shelves in North America only in recent years, it has been used in India for thousands of years and is considered a highly sacred plant.
It should concern you that Americans are still eating foods that have been banned in other countries. Make your own decision now!